WSR 17-11-143
[Filed May 24, 2017, 11:46 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-23-020.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repeals WAC 181-78A-500, 181-78A-515, 181-78A-520, 181-78A-525, 181-78A-530, and 181-78A-535, removing professional certification programs from requirements for administrators/principals and school counselors.
Hearing Location(s): The Hampton Inn, 486 Bradley Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352, on July 18, 2017, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 18, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, email, fax (360) 586-4548, by July 11, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by July 11, 2017, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Eliminates rule[s] governing profession[al] programs for administrators and school counselors.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: David Brenna, P.O. Box 42736 [47236], Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).
A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, email
May 24, 2017
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 181-78A-500
Professional certificate program approval.
WAC 181-78A-515
Program approval standards for professional certificate approved programs.
WAC 181-78A-520
Approval standard—Professional education advisory board.
WAC 181-78A-525
Approval standard—Accountability.
WAC 181-78A-530
Approval standard—Governance and resources.
WAC 181-78A-535
Approval standard—Program design.